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Perrigo Reviews

Updated February 1, 2017
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  • Work life balance and red tape to accomplish changes (in 5 reviews)

  • This is not a program that upper management believes in or devotes resources towards (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Nightmare on elm street"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Medical Affairs Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Medical Affairs Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Perrigo full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There are none at all.

    Cons

    Very unqualified directors. New employees are required to figure things themselves

    Advice to Management

    Get qualified people


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Perrigo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    decent pay for the bronx. i can't really think of anything else.

    Cons

    the place is a mess. don't work here. micro micro management. priorities change from week to week. management has no idea what they're doing. needs a complete cultural overhaul.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Absurd Management!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - QA Auditor in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - QA Auditor in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Health benefits, vacation days, free dog treats/toys

    Cons

    This is the absolute worst company I have ever worked for. The management is a disaster, they do not care about their employees. 50% of the plant workforce is temp workers and many do not speak English. Overtime is not announced until 1 day prior even though management is fully aware of the demands. The machinery is outdated and breaks down constantly, the maintenance program is poorly managed and will not fix machinery right. And if you enjoy working in an environment where you are constantly exposed to pesticides, you're going to love Perrigo!

    Advice to Management

    Remove yourself from duty and let someone intelligent operate the business before it gets any worse. There's simply no other answer, management is stubborn and set in their ways.


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  5. "Needs to improve training, biased training program from a minority stand point."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Set Up Mechanic
    Former Employee - Set Up Mechanic
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Basically the same for any other company but I believe the trainers are biased.

    Cons

    Dealing with racist who don't want you to succeed, they are the ones they get to train you.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Worst place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Component Auditor II in Allegan, MI
    Former Employee - QA Component Auditor II in Allegan, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perrigo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay so I could buy nice things with the money. Also, job experience towards future career choices or goals in life.

    Cons

    Forced to work overtime, co- worker's are back stabbing, boss don't listen to employees, management is never around, doing the job of other employees and not getting paid for it, being treated horrible by boss/ co- workers

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. Actually be there


  7. "chemist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Perrigo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    you get free otc meds (not much)

    Cons

    All the top management care about is numbers, they don't know how to manage their resouces, keep talented people pipeting all day, they hire someone who claims to have multiple years experience, yet cannot seem to figure out the graduations on a pipet..... and yet, that should be someone talented, full of skills?
    Also, very low paying company and no room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Listen, listen and listen to your employees


  8. "Production Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Packaging Specialist in Allegan, MI
    Current Employee - Packaging Specialist in Allegan, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Perrigo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to start if you are unskilled
    Specialist pay is the best in the area
    Overall this has been better than other jobs I have had

    Cons

    Not about the workers or the customer
    Gets rid of those who drive modernization, stuck in the 1990's
    Lacks diversity
    Powerful groups, not management run much of the business. Oppose the short cuts they take and they may end your job. Seen that happen to good worker and to lots of temps.
    Company has turned it's back on America & is becoming a shadow of what it once was

    Advice to Management

    You have made your money. Now make us competitive again in Allegan. You have driven off those who make us better and supported those who make us worse. Looks like you may want to send our jobs to Ireland. Hope that is not the case.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Graphic Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in New Hope, MN
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in New Hope, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Was able to have make a relationship with a co-worker where we had to work to complete our work.

    Cons

    It was a challenge do to the fact they were converting over from Paddock to Perrigo trade dress. Lots of confusion from the Paddock culture to the Perrigo culture .


  10. "Workplace"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Filler Operator in Milton, VT
    Former Employee - Filler Operator in Milton, VT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perrigo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are decent to u ! Pay attention to detail! I would recommend not working here unless there is no other job out there!

    Cons

    Some of the management r disrespectful and rude! All the jobs I've ever worked this one is bottom of the barrel worse! Go elsewhere!!!

    Advice to Management

    Respect ur help


  11. Helpful (4)

    "Perrigo ugh"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QC Lab Tech in Allegan, MI
    Current Employee - QC Lab Tech in Allegan, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Perrigo full-time

    Pros

    They have great benefits, they organize events for their employees, and it is a stable company to work for if you are looking for a career

    Cons

    Most lab people start out through a 4 month contract, but no one gets hired into the company when their contract is over. Perrigo cares about it's employees, but not contract workers who are doing the exact same job. You can be on contract for 18 months with no hire date in sight. Simply put: contract workers are used and abused with empty promises.



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